Mike Tripka & Luke Kostu, from Woodbridge Homebrewers Ale & Lager Enthusiasts Society (WHALES), Woodbridge, NJ brewed this and won the Best-of-Show prize at the War of the Worts IX.

  • 13 lb. 2-row pale malt
  • 4 lb. crystal (40L) malt
  • 1.5 lb. biscuit malt
  • 1 lb. flaked barley
  • 2 lb. Munich malt
  • 2 oz. roasted barley
  • 2 oz. chocolate malt
  • 3 oz. smoked malt
  • 2.5 oz. East Kent Goldings (5%) for 60 min.
  • 0.75 oz. East Kent Goldings (5%) for 15 min.
  • 1 tsp. Irish moss last 15 min.
  • White Labs Edinburgh Ale Yeast (WLP028)

OG: 1.090, FG: 1.036, fermented at 62F, It was in the bottle for 13 months when it won Best of Show at WOW 9. Second runnings made a great beer too. [Keystone Homebrew Supply will have a partial mash box kit version for all of you who are not ready to do the all-grain thing.]